The Chiropractic Blog

A Collection of Wellness Articles
June 7, 2022
5 Great Reasons to Walk Instead of Driving

Downtown Vancouver is an extremely "walkable" city. It's also notoriously hard to find parking. Rather than get frustrated by this, many are choosing to leave the keys on the dresser and tie on a pair of walkers instead. Whether you're sight-seeing, looking for a great downtown restaurant, or commuting to work; walking to Vancouver's many […]

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May 25, 2022
The Art & Science of Prescription Foot Orthotics

When writing about a topic such as foot orthotics, the first question that needs to be answered from a functional health perspective is: "Why do I need foot orthotics?"  The simple yet affirmative answer is that your feet are a complex structure of bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons that support the balance of your body.  From […]

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May 11, 2022
Who Does Orthotics? A 6-Step (Pun Intentional) Process

There are many reasons a person may start looking for Foot Orthotics. You may be experiencing foot pain. Perhaps you have flat feet? Maybe your chiropractor or some other health practitioner has explained how important proper support of your feet is. Perhaps you have seen the benefits through muscle testing or applied Kinesiology? One common […]

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April 19, 2022
What Are Flat Feet?

The term "flat feet" refers to a condition where the arch in the sole of the foot is absent. Flat feet are sometimes called fallen arches. The condition occurs when the sole is entirely in contact with the floor as the individual stands upright. What causes flat feet?: There are several potential causes for flat […]

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April 4, 2022
Back and Neck Pain Frequently Asked Questions

Back and neck pain are two of the most frequent reasons people visit chiropractors. Whether it's chronic pain and stiffness or a sudden accident or injury that aggravates the neck or back, chiropractic treatment can resolve the issue without relying on pain medication. If you're thinking of giving chiropractic treatment a try, review these frequently […]

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December 13, 2021
Cooking Allergen-Free Over The Holidays

When planning a holiday meal for the family, there are some beloved dishes that must be present on the dining table. Those with food sensitivities won’t feel left out if a few simple substitutions can be made to create a delicious array of traditional foods. For specific recipes, I suggest checking out my favourite block from Whole Life Nutrition and especially taking note of the desserts, however here are some quick tips.

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November 20, 2021
The Proper Foot Orthotics Assessment

Much has been said about what constitutes a good pair of foot orthotics. The answer to this question for the most part is rather straight-forward…a fine balance between biomechanical foot correction, shock absorption and of course patient comfort. To successfully reach this end goal of attaining the fine balance between these 3 very important orthotic qualities, it is the process that requires the most detail and focus.

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June 5, 2021
Chiropractic Care Series: Ergonomic Consultation

As we continue our Chiropractic Care Series, we are looking at Ergonomic Consultation – a practice in which we focus on the safe and effective interaction between people and their environment – a.k.a Ergonomics. Essentially it is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to the user. Most common facet of ergonomics involves the design of the office and it’s workstation, including the desk, computer and chair. However, ergonomics whether employees sit at a computer terminal, operate machinery, work in retail, or drive large trucks, they can benefit from the principles of ergonomics.

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June 4, 2021
Skinny Foods For Summer - Pine Nuts, Who Knew?

Who knew that those tasty little nuts often thrown into homemade pesto sauce actually turn on hormones to make a person feel full? Researchers found that women who consumed the active ingredient in pine nuts reduced their food intake by 36%.

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May 11, 2021
What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Every day thousands of our neighbours right here in Vancouver suffer through unbearable back pain. We all know this makes it difficult to concentrate at work, play sports, or even just do simple tasks around the house sometimes. This soreness and discomfort can last years if not treated. Chiropractic care can help.

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